Select Photos from the 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner

Our 2019 Dinner was a fabulous affair.  We're sure those of you who attended would like to revisit the occasion with these photographs.  As for those of you who missed it, now you, too can enjoy some of the fun.  More pictures will be forthcoming.

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Select Photos from the 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner
The REAL State of the District

The REAL State of the District

November 19, 2019 The Honorable Tony ThurmondState Superintendent of Education1430 N StreetSacramento, CA 95814-5901 Dear Mr. Thurmond, Thank you so much for attending the San Diego Unified School Districts “State of the District” meeting at Lincoln High School.  I am pleased to see you so involved in our schools.  As a community member of District “E” and a very vocal…

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November 21st, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee will meet at 6pm, November 21, 2019, in Room 347 of the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue. Executive Committee meetings are public meetings, and anyone may attend. Only Executive Committee members may participate, however. You may view the interactive meeting packet online. Or, if you prefer to download the entire packet,…

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November 21st, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting
ACT-SO Creative Writing Workshop

ACT-SO Creative Writing Workshop

12pm - 2pm November 30, 2019 https://youtu.be/_7mqKhPa8dA ACT-SO is hosting a unique crash course designed to challenge your thought process and make writer's block a thing of the past. Though our scholarship program targets African-American high school students, people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to join us! Don't worry about materials; all supplies will be provided and distributed…

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Hanging Display in Graduate Housing at UCSD

2019-11-07 We at the NAACP San Diego Branch were deeply disturbed to hear that there was a display depicting a hanging person in Graduate Student housing at UC San Diego. We call upon UCSD to take this incident very seriously. The NAACP San Diego Branch is ready to assist the UCSD administration in responding to the incident, and making their…

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Hanging Display in Graduate Housing at UCSD
County Board Finds a Way on Satellite Offices

County Board Finds a Way on Satellite Offices

2019-11-05 Founded in 1919 after a visit by renowned author, activist and NAACP co-founder, W.E.B. DuBois, the NAACP San Diego Branch is celebrating a century of standing sentry over the civil rights of the people of San Diego. The NAACP San Diego Branch last week voiced our displeasure that the San Diego County Board of Supervisors was unable to protect…

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November 1st Section 8 Lawsuit Hearing

As you know, the NAACP San Diego Branch is involved in a lawsuit to fight the San Diego Housing Commission’s discriminatory and segregationist practice of setting Section 8 voucher levels too low to allow access to all areas of our city. There will be a hearing on November 1st at 9:00 a.m. in Department 66 at 330 W. Broadway (the Hall of…

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November 1st Section 8 Lawsuit Hearing
Disappointed With “No” Votes on Satellite Offices

Disappointed With “No” Votes on Satellite Offices

2019-10-30 The NAACP San Diego Branch would like to voice its displeasure that the San Diego County Board of Supervisors were unwilling to protect and strengthen the voting rights of all eligible San Diegans.  The board fell one vote short of the required four “yes” votes, with Supervisors Jim Desmond and Kristin Gaspar in opposition against the recommendation of the…

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Advertisement: A. Davis Travel

We rarely advertise businesses on our website, but Ms Davis was so very helpful with our Silent Auction at the Freedom Fund Dinner on October 11th, that we wanted to thank her by letting you know about her services. Founded in March 2016 A Davis Travel was born while stranded in paradise one hurricane filled night. What was once a…

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Watch: ACT-SO Visits Black Xpression

Watch: ACT-SO Visits Black Xpression

Every month ACTSO participates in an enrichment activity. On October 25th, we went to the open mic night Black Xpression. Our ACT-SO competitor Eryn brought down the house.

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